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Kare Kare

Kare Kare

...  occasions. It is normally made with oxtails, but you can use other types of meat like pork and beef. Ingredients Needed: 1 kilo pig’s leg cut in 2 inch slices (or you can use oxtail, cow’s face, beef tripe and beef sirloin cut) 3 medium size egg plants cut into 2 inch length 1 cup string beans cut into 2 inch length 1 small banana flower bud sliced 1 bundle of pechay or bok choy 1 cup of ground peanuts 1 small bottle of peanut butter 1 cup of toasted ground rice ½ cup of water ½ tbsp of annatto powder 2 pcs onions sliced 1 head garlic chopped 2 tbsp cooking oil Salt to taste Directions: In a big casserole, pour 1 liter of water and put the pig’s leg. Cover and simmer. Boil for 2 to 3 hours using medium heat until the meat is tender. You can use a pressure cooker to save time. Remove the scum from the boiling water. Mix the coloring annatto powder. While waiting until the meat is tender, make the sauce for kare-kare. In a sauce pan, heat the cooking oil. Sauté the garlic, onion and ground peanut. Put in the peanut butter. Add ½ cup of water and stir. Add the toasted ground rice. Put in the string beans, eggplant, bok choy and sliced banana flower. Simmer for 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from the heat. When the meat is tender, transfer the mixed sauce to the casserole. Simmer for 3 to 5 minutes. Mix until the mixture is a bit ...

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